Our Instructors

All North Florida Security Academy teachers are licensed to teach by the state. Many also have certifications or licenses for specific read more

Civilian Courses

We provide state of the Art Training for Concealed Weapons Permits, One-on-One training, Home Defense, Personal Safety, Refuse to Be a Victim and much more. Learn more


Nic Cooley, the Founder, President, CEO and Lead Instructor of the North Florida Security Academy has a passion for education and training. He started teaching at the age of 15 for the American Red Cross CPR and First Aid programs. During his career, he has taught thousand of courses. He is a former EMT-P, holds degrees in Security Management, Education, Business, and Counseling from an AS Degree to a PhD. He was written and developed hundreds of educational programs, test and certification programs. His classes and instructors hold to the highest standards at all times, and he has produced dozens of Supervisors and Managers in the Security field.

Security Courses

Florida-Unarmed/Armed Training

Florida-Shotgun/Rifle Training

Georgia-Unarmed/Armed Training

Georgia-Shotgun.

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Professional Security & Firearm Training